Celebrating Geoffrey Bawa

Monsoon Assemblages has teamed up with the Friends of Sri Lanka to celebrate the work of Geoffrey Bawa. The event will take place on  Wednesday 13th March 2019, 6pm – 9pm (Talk Starts at 6.30pm), University of Westminster, School of Architecture & Cities, Room 416, 4th Floor, Marylebone Campus, London NW1 5LS (near Baker Street Station).Booking is via […]

Call for abstracts, Monsoon [+ other] Grounds Symposium, 21-22 March 2019

Abstracts for papers and creative, practice based contributions are invited for Monsoon [+ Other] Grounds, the third symposium to be convened by Monsoon Assemblages, following Monsoon [+ Other] Airs in 2017 and Monsoon [+ Other] Waters in 2018. Deadline: 14 January 2019; Notification: 31 January 2019; Symposium Dates: 21-22 March 2019; Venue: University of Westminster, […]

Design Agency within Earth Systems

Monsoon Assemblages has co-organised ‘Design Agency within Earth Systems,’ a symposium to take place at the AA, 36 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3ES on 26 October, 09.30 – 18.00. This comprises a number of conversations and projects that look through planetary lenses to reflect on the complicity of design in the destruction of the planet, […]

DS18 End of year exhibition

DS18’s end of year exhibition opened on 14th June at 18.00, as part of the annual University of Westminster OPEN Exhibition. The exhibition will be open 15 June – 09 July, from 10.00 – 21.00. Further details are on the flyer below. For samples of students work on show go here and here.

Monsoon [+Other] Waters Symposium Announcement

Monsoon [+Other] Waters is the second in a series of symposia convened by the Monsoon Assemblages project. It will comprise inter-disciplinary panels, key-note addresses and an exhibition. It will bring together established and young scholars and practitioners from a range of disciplines, knowledge systems and practices to engage in conversations about the ontologies, epistemologies, histories, politics, […]

Academic Exchange Seminar, University of Khulna

While on a field trip to Bangladesh in November 2017, Lindsay Bremner and students of Design Studio 18 (DS18) from the University of Westminster visited the Architecture Discipline at the University of Khulna where they participated in an academic exchange seminar. They were welcomed and introduced to staff and students by Professor Anirban Mostafa, Head […]

Call for Papers Monsoon Waters Symposium

Call for Papers Deadline: 08 January 2018 Symposium Dates: 12-13 April 2018 Venue: University of Westminster, London, UK THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED Proposals for papers are invited for Monsoon Waters, the second in a series of symposia convened by Monsoon Assemblages, a research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) under the European […]

Architecture Research Forum

Lindsay Bremner, Beth Cullen and Christina Geros reported on field work conducted in Chennai in July and August 2017 at the University of Westminster’s Architecture Research Form on 19th October.

Monsoon [+ other] Airs

The Monsoon [+ other] Airs Assembly is the first of three annual symposia convened by Monsoon Assemblages. This year’s assembly will interrogate questions of monsoon atmospheres, politics and media. The event includes an evening keynote lecture (Thursday 20th April) followed by a one-day long symposium (Friday 21st April). It will be accompanied by an exhibition […]

Conference on Peri-Urban Development: concept, emerging ideas & notions of sustainability

This conference on peri-urban dynamics at IIT Madras on 27-28 January 2017 examined a number of themes such as urbanisation, peri urban ecosystems, water and its uses, political frameworks and governance. Download the conference flyer for more details: igcs-conference-on-peri-urban-development. Lindsay Bremner and Beth Cullen presented a poster on Monsoon Assemblages at the conference.